Many teenagers choose to take a gap year after they finish school. But not everyone embarks on an adventure like Sophie Eichhöfer from Germany. The 18 year-old is spending a year living and working at a home for adults with disabilities in Kenya.
This week on eco@africa, we visit a seaweed startup in France, meet elephants in Namibia and find out how a South African slum is going green. Join us for these and other exciting stories from Africa and Europe.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term, but will have to enter tough coalition talks to form a new government. What does Africa make of the election results? We've asked our DW correspondents to comment.
On this week's eco@africa we find out about protecting birds in Uganda, renting baby clothes, and creating energy in Kenya by harvesting the power of organic waste and dung.
Under the Trump administration, the US has significantly amped up military engagement in Somalia. Special forces are fighting alongside Somali soldiers to defeat terror organization al-Shabab. Sandra Petersmann reports.
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